POETRY ASSEMBLIES AND THEORIES, VAR.*
1. This morning lasted longer than yesterday morning.
2. Across the low meadow the fog skidded to a halt.***
3. The words for snow filled a boxcar fleeing the scene.
4. You were sad; others were elated like patriots discovering flags soaked in gin.
5. Nothing good happened.
6. The DOW soured; we served parrots on the terrace.
7. Later, when the moon was full, “please, please,” you said, “piano.”
* Var. (Variation) another way of presenting an idea or text in this case with footnotes.
** Spring, the season of new
*** Halt, an opportunity to pause and reflect on nature, chance, misery and destiny such as:
Owl, a round faced bird with a swivel head, talons and a contract.
Brink, the edge of the abyss or the edge of chance from whence come owls.
Nuance, the slim thing that alters, like a dime in the shoe of a very poor man.
Pile, the heap that may be altered just below the brink as destiny would have it.